Here is a simple query that will be answered in this post.
So many people are very confused when it comes to the different services they can use their PayPal to pay for, especially for those who buy things online. Also for those who sell a service or product. You might be curious to know some newly developed ways that can make transactions online easier for you.
Well, if you are in this category of a searcher, then you are not alone. I just discovered a very good answer to this query and I felt I should share it for others to learn.
Can I link Google Pay to PayPal?
Yes, Google Pay allows you to link your PayPal account. All you need to do is to download the Google Pay App, Click on the “Card” icon at the bottom of the Google Pay app, click on the “+” at the bottom right corner to add a new payment method, Choose “Add other payment methods”, then further the follow the necessary processes I will further talk about in the latter part of the post.
To discover more on how to link your Google Pay to PayPal continue reading this post to know more about the topic.
Before we go further on this topic. I want to also remind you could as well that YouTube TV also accepts PayPal. Since YouTube TV is also one of Google’s services, it allows you to pay for their monthly, or yearly subscription Via PayPal. So in one word, YouTube TV accepts PayPal.
I have written a detailed post where I talked about this. I also made mention of all the other alternative payment options that you can use to pay for your YouTube TV subscription. You can read more about it by visiting the link below.
A Brief Summary of How PayPal Works.
I really wouldn’t want to bore us about PayPal stories at all. Because It is expected that for you to have landed on this page you must have known what PayPal is and what it is used for.
However, not to assume too much. I will reiterate more for the sake of those who might be new to this word. Mind you, If you know that the story as I would call it does not concern you. You can simply jump straight to the main answer to the question by clicking here
Yea! So PayPal is a P2P online payment platform that allows you to pay for things online as well as send and receive money in the fastest and most secure way possible.
Once you have been able to link your bank account, credit card, or debit card to your PayPal account, you can easily make purchases online from any of the stores that accept PayPal as their mode of payment.
Note I have also written a detailed list of some stores that accept PayPal online and offline both in the USA and some other countries. So if you want to see the list, you can simply follow this link below to read more.
Yea. That should be enough to give us an idea of what Payis all about. A platform that allows you to pay for things bought online or get paid for goods or services rendered online, simple!
It will also be of great help to talk about what Google Pay is all about.
What is Google Pay?
In simple and clear terms, Google Pay is a digital wallet platform and online payment system developed by Google to power in-app, online, and in-person contactless purchases on mobile devices, enabling users to make payments with Android phones, tablets, or watches.
PayPal And Google Pay
Paypal is a fast and secured way to pay for anything online and of course, Google Pay acts as the online wallet that holds your Paypal. The relationship between the two of them is now clearly understood.
You can purchase any Google Services simply by using the PayPal balance in your wallet. Simple.
Now, let me answer the main question we want to answer in this post.
Can You Link Google Pay to PayPal Pay?
As I have earlier hinted us in the introduction. You can link your Google Pay to PayPal and to even buttress this, you can as well link your Google Play to pay for your Google Play, Gmail, and YouTube subscriptions.
Now, using PayPal to purchase with google is no news anymore. This is a partnership that has started about 4 years ago, 2017. However, PayPal and Google further extended this partnership. This then made it possible to use PayPal to make payments on Google Play, YouTube, and Gmail.
Want to know how to do this? Here is how to use PayPal to pay on Google Play.
Kindly know that there are other alternatives that you can as well use instead of PayPal.
Other Alternatives to PayPal to Pay on Google Pay includes:
- Apple Wallet
- Apple Pay
- Bubble by VOLT
- Samsung Pay
- Waltter One
- Puut Wallet
How to add PayPal as a payment method On Google Services
Here is how you can add PayPal as a preferred payment method on all your Google services including, Google Pay, YouTube, Gmail, and Google Store.
To connect your PayPal account to your google pay account, you first need to download the Google Pay App. Upon a successful installation of the app,
- Click on the “Card” icon at the bottom of the Google Pay app
- Click on the “+” at the bottom right corner to add a new payment method
- Choose “Add other payment methods”
- Choose “PayPal” from the list dropdown options
- Enter your PayPal information and login
- Click on “Next” and then input your PIN twice.
- On the next screen, set your default top-up amount ($10, $20, $50, or $100) and the default account that top-up will be charged to.
- Next click “Agree and Continue”
- Agree with the terms and conditions and tap on “finish” to connect your PayPal account.
Now that you have successfully added PayPal as a payment method on Google Service. It might interest you to also know how to add some settings to your account.
Changing PayPal settings in Google Pay
Now, to finally make PayPal your preferred or default payment method on your Google Pay account, Navigate to your account under the “Cards” tab This is where you will find your recent activities. Then you can make your change. Either remove it or add it as your default payment method.
To make further changes to your PayPal account on your Google Pay such as your top-up amount or PIN.
- You will have to head on to your PayPal app.
- Open the PayPal app
- Navigate to settings from the main menu
- Toggle on the “Off Automatic top-up”
- Change the default value and billing account
You can further make changes on the in-store PIN or disconnect PayPal from google pay if you are not interested in using the service anymore.